Our trip to the Shore Temple #MahabalipuramNotes

I do not recall how or when exactly the facsination for Mahabalipuram came about, but since a few years I had developed a strong desire to visit the place. Mahabalipuram was one of the few places from history books that had become ingrained in my memory. The idea of a 'Shore temple' was very inviting!... Continue Reading →

Skyscapes 2019

As the year draws to a close, sharing a selection of sunset/sunrise photographs that I've clicked this year. 1. Mesmerizing view... from the terrace of our office building 2. Looks like a painting when zoomed in.... 3. Sunlight breaking out from the clouds.. view from my kitchen window 4. The evening sky! Pic taken when... Continue Reading →

Defying the odds! #Karmveer

Remember how the reality show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) stormed into our drawing rooms and captivated our evenings?!! I'm sure 90's kids will understand and relate to what I'm talking about πŸ˜€ The family as a whole is a huge fan of Big B. We love his work and his style! πŸ˜€ And, there was... Continue Reading →

Tiny Blue! #FridayFlowers

It was a treat to spot these lovely blue flowers one hot afternoon when we'd gone to see the new house that sis was intending to buy. These are really tiny and I would have missed them if not for the striking blue colour! OnΒ  a closer look, I was amazed to find pink and... Continue Reading →

Neem! #ThursdayTreeLove

In India, Neem tree has been a revered one through the ages. Granma used to tell us that Neem tree near the entrance of the house is very beneficial and that summers are made cooler by the sway of its branches πŸ™‚ We dont live in an independent house and hence there was no scope... Continue Reading →

Courage! #BookBytes

I'd almost started writing about 'The Little Princess", one of my favourite books , but then wondered if I have not already done so. I looked around in my archives and found that I've indeed written a big long post on it, including the quotes, almost a decade ago! I started thinking of the books... Continue Reading →

Still unloved, unwanted! #MondayMusings

On my commute to and from office, its the FM that keeps me company. While I try and navigate the many twists and turns of the famed Bengaluru traffic, the songs, the RJ's chit chats, the topics that they bring up, leave me happy/amused/thoughtful/inspired... Of late, one topic that has caught my attention is the... Continue Reading →

Forever love! #DanceLove

Saturdays are all about dance..mostly πŸ™‚ A lot of things have changed over the years but thankfully my love for dance has not diminished. In spite of all the obstacles of health issues and time constraints due to so many other things including lazyiness, I've had the discipline to continue and keep myself on track... Continue Reading →

African Lily #FridayFlowers

The highlight of the week's posts is the trip to Johannesburg. So, here are pics of the beauties that I happened to come across on the very first day there! Botanically speaking, this plant belongs to the genus Agapanthes and African lily/ blue lily are some of its common names. These take me back to... Continue Reading →

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